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The Ninth Guest




Eight strangers are invited by a mysterious unknown host to spend the night in a penthouse apartment. The eight (5 men, 3 women) are wined, dined, then greeted by their host's voice via a radio broadcast. The voice announces that before the night is over each one will be systematically murdered unless they manage to outwit their ninth guest Death. Based on the mystery novel The Invisible Host (1930) by husband-wife team of Gwen Bristow & Bruce Manning. Directed by Roy William Neill. 1934 Columbia Pictures, 67 minutes.


Run time 67 minutes 12 seconds
Audio/Visual sound, color

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Reviewer: ghostmadl - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 15, 2013
Subject: Very entertaining
I was watching (or rather listening) to this while I was working. Very nice. I didn't figure it out, didn't get to see all of it, but the killer's attitude at the end was creepy. He did a good job acting crazy.
Reviewer: JaneAustenFan - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 14, 2013
Subject: The Ninth Guest
A very entertaining mystery.
Reviewer: katperrr - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 11, 2012
Subject: 9th guest
Entertaining.
Reviewer: Aitchondo - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 8, 2012
Subject: The Ninth Guest
Almost at the end when I figured the killer. Just one thing, in real life, if I found electrical tape at the beginning and then the phone lines cut, I just just wire them back, but I guess then no movie. I enjoyed it. A little hammy, but then I need that sometimes.
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